As our package of stories from Catholic News Service shows, spiritual direction is not only for those discerning vocations to the priesthood or religious life but for anyone searching for a closer relationship with God. By conversation and questioning, a good spiritual director accompanies us, helps us to see and listen to where the Spirit is moving.

What is spiritual direction?
Spiritual direction is an ancient practice, but for years it was mainly used by priests and religious.

Spiritual direction for today and tomorrow
Often, a life crisis or deep desire to better clarify someone’s relationship with God can be the catalyst to seek a spiritual director.

How can Catholics use Scripture in spiritual direction?
What is the Bible, if not about spiritual direction? Open up to a page, any page, and you are bound to find something that offers insight and guidance of one form or another.